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World Programme for Human Rights Education: Plan of Action; Third Phase
Place of publication | Year of publication | Collation: 
New York; Geneva | 2017 | 46 p.
Corporate author: 
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR); UNESCO
© United Nations and UNESCO 2017

The plan of action for the third phase (2015–2019) of the World Programme, which benefited from the input and review of governmental and nongovernmental experts and practitioners, proposes a concrete strategy and practical ideas for further implementing human rights education and training in the above-mentioned areas at the national level. Its key elements are highlighted below:
Human rights education in the primary and secondary school systems and in higher education, and human rights training for teachers and educators, civil servants, law enforcement officials and the military.


Resource Type: 
Programme reports and evaluations
Civic / Citizenship / Democracy
Media and Information Literacy
Human rights / Human dignity
Level of education: 
Primary education
Secondary education
Higher education
Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)
Non-formal education


Human rights education; Human rights training; Media professionals; Journalists